Definitions for "Variscite"
An apple-green mineral occurring in reniform masses. It is a hydrous phosphate of alumina.
Hydrated aluminum phosphate mineral. Yellowish-green to bluish-green. (4 - 5)
Variscite, AlPO4-2H2O, Hydrated Aluminum Phosphate is a relatively rare translucent pastel green to emerald green gemstone with blue or yellow overtones (it is similar to chrysocolla, chrysoprase and turquoise). Variscite is found in the USA (in Utah and Nevada), Germany, Brazil, and Australia (in Queensland).